Every mother wants to be the best kind of mother for her children. Almost anyone who is a mother desires nothing but the best kind of life for her children and family. However, in the world today, it isn’t a new sight to see mothers having to desire these good things alone. Oftentimes, you will find mothers raising their children alone, struggling to balance from one to three jobs, to spending enough time with the children. And one of the reasons for such situations is the death of a spouse.
For a lot of women who are in such a situation, it is easy to lose yourself in such difficult times. The death of a spouse or husband isn’t an easy thing and it places a ton of responsibility upon the woman’s hand. She now has to take the reigns and raise her family alone, work doubly hard to support them, and keep everything together.
According to Carl Mathis’ book Life is What You Make It, turning things around for the better (and for yourself) after the death of your husband isn’t easy but it can be done – with the right outlook. What the book really teaches is acceptance and understanding of the situation you are in right now, then working through that to get to the other side. The death of a husband makes you busier and more burdened, which is something you did not expect. Here are a few ideas to help get you lifted:
Being a newly busy mom requires a lot of strength and positive thinking to get you through this phase smoothly. Always see the flipside to things and that way, you’ll be able to find solutions and take action faster and more wisely.
Written by Carl Mathis, author of Life is What you Make it – Seven Steps to Moving Forward. Visit Carl’s website at http://www.carlmathis.com